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Castle Howard the Four Faces

A Grade I Listed Building in Henderskelfe, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.1093 / 54°6'33"N

Longitude: -0.8836 / 0°53'1"W

OS Eastings: 473083

OS Northings: 468733

OS Grid: SE730687

Mapcode National: GBR QN8X.HP

Mapcode Global: WHFBF.DZG3

Entry Name: Castle Howard the Four Faces

Listing Date: 25 January 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316051

English Heritage Legacy ID: 329007

Location: Henderskelfe, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO60

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

Civil Parish: Henderskelfe

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Bulmer St Martin

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

HENDERSKELFE PRETTY WOOD
SE 76 NW
Castle Howard
7/51 The Four Faces
25.1.54
GV I
Sculpture. Before 1727. By Nicholas Hawksmoor for Charles Howard, 3rd Earl
of Carlisle. Limestone, approximately 6 metres in height. Massive square
plinth carries 4 pulvinated courses on which stands a rusticated base with
raised panels and moulded cornice. A tapering column above carries a
bulbous 4-cornered sculpture with damaged faces to each facade. Damaged
apex. Appears on estate map of 1727. HBMC, Register of Parks and Gardens
of special historic interest in England, Part 32, North Yorkshire: Castle
Howard, Grade I.


Listing NGR: SE7308568734

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